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Trainee Assistant Digital Curator, Gabrielle Bryan-Quamina, delves into our collection to tell the story of the Radium Girls, the first casualties of industrial radium poisoning.

British Science Week is always a highlight of the year for our colleagues and our young visitors – this year has been no exception with a wide range of activities happening all across the Science Museum Group. British Science Week is a 10-day celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths. Taking place from Friday 10 – Sunday 19 March 2023, this year’s theme is Connections.

To inspire futures is the Science Museum Group’s mission and it is central to our work towards a society where all people feel that science is for them and have access to the benefits it brings.

We’ve been thinking about sensory access across our sites. The Science Museum Group contains a number of large, often busy galleries with exhibits and interactives to stimulate all the senses, but what are the implications of these for visitors and colleagues with Sensory Access requirements?

In early 2020, we commissioned artist Bedwyr Williams to create an artistic response to the Science Museum Group Collection and its new home at the National Collections Centre (NCC) in Wiltshire, which will open to the public in 2024.